French Language

Guise vs guys

<b>Guise</b> and <b>guys</b> are two words that are pronounced in the same fashion, but are spelled differently and have different meanings. They are homophones. We …


Action needed to support francophones in Ontario, commissioner says

"We need to have a serious debate on the place of francophones and francophiles in Ontario,” François Boileau says

Canadian News

Sail On Board

An Interview with Gweltaz Thirion of Belem.<p>A French language interview with Gweltaz Thirion, the Captain of the Tall Ship Belem.<p>Find Your Adventure …


Interesting Photo of the Day: Inside a Cello

Musical instruments are really amazing pieces of engineering. But after having a look at the following photograph, it seems they’re architectural …


Men’s Fashion Instagram Accounts To Follow For Epic Sartorial Inspiration

Everyone’s favourite photogenic face-maker has a unique ability to inspire wanderlust. But forget travel. Heck: for now you can even forget about …

French Language

Spanish and French classroom displays

A variety of resources/displays that I created a few years ago and every year update.<br>Spanish and French grammar - including the conjugations for the …

Language Learning

Parlez-vous français? The ins and outs of the French language

In this episode of French Connections Plus, we explore the ins and outs of the French language. Once the language of diplomacy, French is still influential around the world, though it can be very difficult to learn. Officials in France are eager to protect the language, especially from the …

European News

French Connection - 70s Disco & Space Disco From France

Parlez-vous français? Unnecessary - this mix contains only one track in french language.<br>I would like to take you on a journey into the 70s, namely to …


Quebec unveils cultural policy | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

Photo: Ruby Pratka<p>Guy Rodgers of the English Language Arts Network participated in the consultation process.<p>Premier Philippe Couillard and MNA Marie …


Survey: anglophones and francophones disagree on whether French language is well-protected

A survey conducted for the Association for Canadian Studies and the Quebec Community Groups Network shows that anglophones and francophones have …


Quebec government to force La Presse to adopt not-for-profit structure - Article - BNN


Learn French and Wine Tasting in Bordeaux

Have you always wanted to learn French and wine tasting? If you love the sound of the French language and have a penchant for the finer things in …


Rwanda's Kagame defends bid to head French language group amid criticism


Rwanda's Kagame defends bid to head French language group amid criticism by RFI - Listen to music


Education minister says federal government content with how money being spent in P.E.I.’s French schools

Education Minister Jordan Brown wants discussions between the province and P.E.I.’s French language school board to be a two-way street.<p>During …


Dembélé suffers sprained ankle

The first team player Ousmane Dembélé has a sprained right annkle. In the next few days he will continue under the supervision of the Club's medical …

Has France become 'lazy' about increasing Franglais?

Hacktivism, fashionista, queer, SUV, and dark net have all been officially added to France’s two main dictionaries this year. This is just the tip of the iceberg, with detox, startup, clubbing and chatbot also listed.<p>The most surprising fact about these additions to 'Le Petit Robert' and 'Le Petit …

European News

New Quebec Immigration Policy Will Expel Immigrants That Don't Learn French

Coalition Avenir Quebec is the party that is currently leading in the polls less than five months away from the provincial election. READ ALSO: 13 …


Microsoft’s Cortana for iOS Now Supports Canadian French

Last fall, Microsoft launched Cortana for iOS in Canada in beta for English users, noting at the time French language support would be “coming soon”. …

Picturesque farmhouse built on the ruins of an old French castle now for sale

Along with an old chapel and pigeonnier.<p><b>If you’re a bit of a history buff, then you may like the sound of this ancient farmhouse for sale near the village of Richelieu, in Touraine, France.</b><p>The rustic property, a partially restored house, is built on the ruins of an old castle with 1,000 years of …

Swimming Pools

Turkish education board bans admissions to French departments

Turkey’s Higher Education Board (YÖK) said new students will not be admitted to the French language and literature and French language teaching …


Turkey restricts French studies at university amid Quran row

ANKARA, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Turkey has suspended student enrollment in French literature and teaching departments in Turkish university, amid …

News (China)

La Presse to adopt not-for-profit structure, if Quebec legislation changes - Article - BNN

Business (Canada)

Provincial party leaders face off in French language debate on Sept. 13

Always a pivotal moment in any election campaign, this year’s provincial leaders debate will have a new look.<p>The heads of the Quebec Liberal Party, …


Official language police exist in Montreal

Language police exist in Montreal, and they will occasionally take things too far to protect the French language. Watch "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" on Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Turner Broadcasting

Can you translate these basic French phrases? | HowStuffWorks

ABOUT THIS QUIZ<p>Bonjour! While France is known as a magical place and Paris is recognized as the "City of Lights," French is often referred to as the …


'The idea that the French language could revive after Brexit is a sweet dream'

Is English on the way out? That's the question being asked across Europe as the United Kingdom prepares to exit the European Union. Why should its remaining member states continue to speak English, when only Ireland and Malta use English as their first language? Shouldn’t another language - dare we …

European Union

See inside the high-end condos built in the old French Quarter wax museum |

La Cire, a high-end condo development, opened Friday (April 13) inside the old Musee Conti Wax Museum building in the French Quarter. The project has …

New Orleans

Traditional Lao Massages in an Old French Officer's Quarters

It's like we always say:<p>A former French officer's quarters is a terrible thing to waste.<p>Especially when you can add a swimming pool and a cocktail …


New Alta Vista coffee shop Philoçoffee to open next month

The new spot aims to provide Francophiles with a casual spot for croissants and caffeine.

San Antonio